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Here at Boots UK we’ve been looking and feeling good for 165 years.
We’re one of the oldest and most trusted names on the British High Street and our roots have been firmly based in Nottingham from day one – starting with a small store ... Read more

Mission: Our people are our strength and they tell us that Boots is a great place to work. We aim to always be the employer of choice, attracting and retaining the most talented and passionate people.

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  • "Customer Assistance"

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    I worked at Boots part-time

    Pros

    - Flexible work schedule - at least in the store I worked in. My managers were all really easy-going, if you couldn't do a specific shift, they were willing to allow you to switch with others once you get their permission.
    - Very good salary, well above the minimum wage, considering the work you'll be doing is quiet easy

    Cons

    - There isn't much down side at all! The work I did, I personally felt was very easy and exactly what you would expect a customer assistance to be doing. However, it can get a bit mundane sometimes.

    Advice to Management

    - Raise awareness about the pharmacy training which customer assistance can ask to be a part of. I didn't find out about this till i worked there for almost 1 year!

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Boots Photos

Boots photo of: Our Recruitment Team celebrating their Best Of The Best Award!
Boots photo of: Today we got to try out lots of tasty new food that might be appearing in our Nottingham Support Office canteen soon!
Boots photo of: The bareMinerals team joined us today in Nottingham Support Office and we got to try out their new BarePro foundation!
Boots photo of: Our lovely No7 team at their Support Office event to celebrate the launch of the No7 Lift and Luminate Triple Action Serum Foundation.
Boots photo of: Our Digital Attraction team enjoying themselves at the Recruitment Business Awards last night! We were so excited to win three awards for our Pharmacy and No7 campaigns - how exciting!
Boots photo of: Style Advisor
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Boots Interviews

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    Marketing Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Nottingham, England (UK)
    Accepted Offer
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    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through other source. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Boots (Nottingham, England (UK)) in June-2015.

    Interview

    Pas d'entretien, a la dernière restructure on m'a donné ce poste sans me demander mon avis. La retruscture a été décallée de plus de 6 mois, de 6 semaines en 6 semaines. Aucune clarté sur le process de restructure. Update peu fréquente. Aucun plan d'intégration mis en place au moment du changement de poste. Annonce d'une autre restructure a venir des la prise du nouveau role.

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Company Updates

  • We had a great evening last week celebrating at the Nottingham Heroes Awards and we were delighted when some of our colleagues were recognised for the great work they do volunteering for Macmillan Cancer Support! Read the full story here - http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQRY0

    Boots UK - Celebrating Nottingham's Heroes

    Some of our Boots Support Office colleagues were recognised on the evening as well when they were shortlisted for the Good Neighbour Award on behalf of the time that they volunteer for Macmillan Cancer Support.

  • We had a chat to find out what motivates Ryan, our Recruitment Researcher, on a Monday morning and here's what he had to say... How fantastic that he knows when he comes to work he's making a positive difference for customers, potential candidates and the business!

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Boots Awards & Accolades

  • Stars Awards, Retail Week Rising, 2014
  • RAD Awards Best use of social media in recruitment, RADs, 2014
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